Introduction To WordPress

WordPress is the world's best and most popular website builder and is used to create and set up a site, this course takes you from scratch through the basics, including useful features and tools WordPress offers. Students may be new to WordPress/blogging but will need to already have basic computing skills and experience of using a web browser, internet and email on a PC.

If you would like enrol at the concession rate, please request and complete your enrolment by contacting: or calling 020 7269 6000 Mon- Thu

Who is this course for

Anyone who wants to use WordPress which is the worlds best and most popular website builder to install and set up a site. Students may be new to WordPress/blogging but will need to already have basic computing skills and experience of using a web browser on a PC.

What does this course cover

The course is taught using the free hosted service Differences between this and self-hosted WordPress sites, will be discussed.
o What is WordPress?
o Getting started with WordPress - and self-hosted sites
o Creating, modifying and deleting web pages
o Adding and modifying text, pictures and video in a website
o Creating and managing a blog
o Changing the appearance of a WordPress site using Themes and Templates
o Using Widgets.
o Learn the WordPress concepts of Posts, Pages and Themes
o Be able to create and manage a simple WordPress website

What will it be like

Demonstration using Smartboard through computer-linked projectors, exposition and discussion. One-to-one and Group work. Through tutor-guidance and hands-on experience, the completion of the course objectives.+ Ongoing monitoring of students' work including questions, observation and tasks. Start and End of class student self-assessment/achievement tick sheet.

What else do you need to buy or do

ou will need an email account to activate your account.
Materials are supplied free of charge by the Centre.+ As much practice as possible to reinforce learning. This may be at home or elsewhere or from homework given by the tutor.

What this course could lead to

Further WordPress courses

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Why choose Mary Ward?

Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening and weekends to suit your timetable. You can learn face to face at one of our centres (Bloomsbury or Waterloo) or take an online course

Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’